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  1. The individual, domiciled in Cape Verde, between the ages of eighteen and sixty, who suffers from permanent incapacity to perform any income-generating activity;
  2. The alien or stateless person who fulfills the requirements established in the previous paragraph, when he has been legally resident in the country for at least ten years, or when there is a social security agreement regarding social assistance or reciprocity between his country of origin and Cape Verde;

Access Requirements

  1. The applicant is not and can not be covered by any national or foreign social security scheme.
  2. It belongs to a household whose income, of any kind or origin, is lower than the extreme poverty threshold established by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Required Documentation

  1. Application form (pre-established model) that must be duly filled in with the candidate's personal data and socio-economic information of his/her household.
  2. Originals and copy of the Identification Documents of the Applicant and of the spouse or of the person with whom they live in union in fact.
  3. Proof of income or negative certificate of income (Finance and Municipality).
  4. Declaration of permanenty incapacity for the work issued by the Health Delegate, based on the medical report substantiated.
  5. Declaration on the status of coverage by social protection of the contributory scheme of the candidate, his/her spouse or partner, as the case may be.

Where to Apply

  • In the social services of the municipal councils of the municipality of residence, in the CNPS, for the applicants residing in the municipality of Praia and in the service office at Centro Nhô Djunga in São Vicente.

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